Exchange Bulletin

iShares U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (XAGG, XAGG.U) To Trade On Toronto Stock Exchange

August 10, 2021

Issuer: iShares U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (the "ETF")

SecuritySymbolIssued and Outstanding SecuritiesReserved SecuritiesIssue Price
Canadian dollar denominated units (the "CAD Units") XAGG 25,000 None C$40.00
U.S. dollar denominated units (the "USD Units") XAGG.U 25,000 None US$31.805351
Listing category: Non-Corporate
Trading currency of the CAD Units: CDN$
Trading currency of the USD Units USD$
Transaction: Initial public offering of CAD Units and USD Units (collectively, the "Units") (the "Offering")
Anticipated closing date: August 10, 2021
Listing date: August 11, 2021 (as at 5:01 p.m.) subject to confirmation of closing of the Offering.
Posted for trading date: August 12, 2021 (at the opening) subject to confirmation of closing of the Offering.
Other market(s): None
Designated market maker: BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.
Security ownership registration: CDS book-entry only system
Investor relations: Steven Leong
Tel: (416) 933-6410
Incorporation: The ETF is an exchange-traded fund established as a trust under the laws of the Province of Ontario pursuant to a master declaration of trust amended and restated as of June 30, 2021.
Manager and Trustee: BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited
Fiscal year end: December 31
Nature of business: The ETF seeks to replicate the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index.
Transfer agent and registrar: State Street Trust Company Canada at its principal office in Toronto.
Distributions: Cash distributions on Units of the ETF are expected to be made monthly in the currency in which the Units are denominated.
Sponsorship: Not applicable
Offering document: Prospectus dated June 30, 2021, which is available at Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein are as defined in the Prospectus.
Additional Information: The USD Units will be quoted and traded on Toronto Stock Exchange in US funds and trading information regarding the USD Units will appear under the heading "Trading in US Funds" in the TSX Monthly Review.
Initial public offering: The Units will be issued and sold on a continuous basis. The ETF is authorized to issue an unlimited number of Units, each of which represents an equal, undivided interest in the net assets of the ETF and there is no minimum number of Units that may be offered. 25,000 CAD Units will be issued at a subscription price of C$40.00 per CAD Unit and 25,000 USD Units will be issued at a subscription price of US$31.805351 per USD Unit in connection with the initial public offering.
TSX contact: Chris Birkett,
Managing Director,
Toronto Stock Exchange